What does relish mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term relish:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. gusto, relish, zest, zestfulness(noun)

    vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

  2. relish(noun)

    spicy or savory condiment

  3. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(verb)

    the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

  4. enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour(verb)

    derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in

    "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"

Wiktionary

  1. relish(Noun)

    A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.

  2. relish(Noun)

    Savor; quality; characteristic tinge.

  3. relish(Noun)

    A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.

  4. relish(Noun)

    That which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment.

  5. relish(Noun)

    A cooked or pickled sauce, usually made with vegetables or fruits, generally used as a condiment.

  6. relish(Noun)

    In a wooden frame, the projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece.

  7. relish(Verb)

    To taste; to have a specified taste or flavour.

  8. relish(Verb)

    To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeable, to make appetizing.

  9. relish(Verb)

    To taste or eat with pleasure, to like the flavor of; to take great pleasure in.

  10. Origin: Variant of relese, with assimilation to -ish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relish(verb)

    to taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of; to partake of with gratification; hence, to enjoy; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from; as, to relish food

  2. Relish(verb)

    to give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably

  3. Relish(verb)

    to have a pleasing or appetizing taste; to give gratification; to have a flavor

  4. Relish(noun)

    a pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing

  5. Relish(noun)

    savor; quality; characteristic tinge

  6. Relish(noun)

    a taste for; liking; appetite; fondness

  7. Relish(noun)

    that which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment

  8. Relish(noun)

    the projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece

  9. Origin: [Of. relechier to lick or taste anew; pref. re- re- + lechier to lick, F. lcher. See Lecher, Lick.]

Freebase

  1. Relish

    A relish is a cooked, pickled, or chopped vegetable or fruit food item typically used as a condiment in particular to enhance a staple. It originated in India and has since become popular throughout the world. Examples are jams, chutneys, and the North American "relish," a pickled cucumber jam eaten with hot dogs or hamburgers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Relish

    rel′ish, v.t. to like the taste of: to be pleased with: to enjoy.—v.i. to have an agreeable taste: to give pleasure.—n. an agreeable peculiar taste or quality: enjoyable quality: power of pleasing: inclination or taste for: appetite: just enough to give a flavour: a sauce.—adj. Rel′ishable. [O. Fr. relecher, to lick again, from re-, again, lecher—L. re-, again, and Old High Ger. lechōn, lick.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8



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